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From Río San Juan to San José: A Nicaraguan refugee in Costa Rica tells his story
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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From Río San Juan to San José: A Nicaraguan refugee in Costa Rica tells his story

Jacob Spetzler - June 20, 2019

Nelson Jesus Zeas Paz was late, a consequence of the infamous San José traffic. When he arrived, he walked quickly toward the patio section of the cafe…

False social media posts preceded anti-immigrant protest in Costa Rica
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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False social media posts preceded anti-immigrant protest in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - August 19, 2018

One day after dozens of people were arrested after a protest in downtown San José, where people expressed their opposition to an influx of Nicaraguan migrants, it…

Nicaragua forces triumphant after storming opposition stronghold
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Nicaragua forces triumphant after storming opposition stronghold

AFP / Marc Burleigh and Blanca Morel - July 18, 2018

Forces loyal to President Daniel Ortega asserted control over a key opposition stronghold on Wednesday after a long battle that has sharpened international condemnation and alarm over…

Nicaraguan death toll hits 100 as Ortega vows to remain
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Nicaraguan death toll hits 100 as Ortega vows to remain

Julia Ríos / AFP - June 1, 2018

The death toll from weeks of violent unrest in Nicaragua rose to 100 Thursday as embattled President Daniel Ortega rejected calls to step down and the Catholic Church, which has…

Nicaragua: one and a half months of a deadly crisis
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Nicaragua: one and a half months of a deadly crisis

AFP - May 31, 2018

Nicaragua has been rocked since April 18 by anti-government protests which have been severely repressed by the authorities, leaving nearly 100 dead and hundreds more wounded. The…

Nicaragua’s Ortega holds crisis talks with opposition
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Nicaragua’s Ortega holds crisis talks with opposition

Blanca Morel and Julia Ríos / AFP - May 17, 2018

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega opened talks on Wednesday with opposition groups in a bid to quell a month of anti-government unrest that has seen more than 50…

Dialogue struggles forward, protests continue in Nicaragua
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Dialogue struggles forward, protests continue in Nicaragua

AFP - May 15, 2018

A local man collects sheets and beams from the Town Hall in Masaya, son 40 km from Managua, Nicaragua, on May 14, 2018. The building was set…

Peace vigils for Nicaragua continue in Costa Rica
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Peace vigils for Nicaragua continue in Costa Rica

AFP - April 30, 2018

Nicaraguan residents of Costa Rica, Costa Ricans of Nicaraguan descent, and others concerned about recent events in Managua and beyond have continued to show their support through…

Safety fears lead CONCACAF to cancel women’s U17 event in Nicaragua
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Safety fears lead CONCACAF to cancel women’s U17 event in Nicaragua

AFP - April 23, 2018

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) cancelled the remainder of its Women's Under-17 Championship in Nicaragua over safety concerns related to ongoing…

Protests in Nicaragua renew tensions with Costa Rica
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Protests in Nicaragua renew tensions with Costa Rica

AFP - April 20, 2018

Ongoing protests in Nicaragua caused renewed diplomatic tension between that country and its southern neighbor, Costa Rica, on Friday after officials in San José called on Managua…